Not at all! In fact most of our patients take a snooze while lying on the Table! The only inconvenience of ultrasound is that fur needs to be clipped. However, rest assured, we never clip more than necessary and we always do it in a tidy fashion.
This depends on a number of factors, including how many radiographs were already taken, whether they include all the views we require, whether they meet our quality standards and whether they have been submitted via the appropriate medium.
Yes, it is crucial that your pet lies absolutely still in the scanner as any movement would result in having to repeat the image acquisition. An average MRI scan lasts for 45 min, which is obviously much too long for any animal to lie motionless.